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The New York-Montreal Express April 8, 2014: “I can’t keep going back to Montreal”—Lenny Bruce The Montreal poetry scene was absolutely hopping in 2002. That sounds a little ridiculous now, a little Brucian, and I wish there was a New York-Montreal Express to bring me back tonight. It’s 3:16 a.m. in California, 2002 was a lifetime ago, and Kaie Kellough was a touch younger. [...] by

The Ingenious Gentleman and Poet Federico Garcia Lorca Ascends to Hell Now in English May 14, 2013: The life, death, (and after-life?) of Federico Garcia Lorca continues fascinate readers. Jacket Copy reports that Carlos Rojas's novel The Ingenious Gentleman and Poet Federico Garcia Lorca Ascends to Hell, translated by Edith Grossman, is now available for the first time in English. The book was original published shortly after Spain's return [...] by

Lorca’s Poet In New York Manuscript Goes on Display March 27, 2013: Lately, we've been reporting on old poems resurfacing, whether censored, tucked away, or seemingly lost for good. Federico García Lorca's manuscript of Poet in New York falls in the latter category, as The Independent reports: On 12 July 12, 1936, Spain’s most translated poet and playwright, Federico García Lorca, left the [...] by

Pound’s “Station,” Lorca’s “Rider,” and Berryman’s “Traveler” May 2, 2012: In April 1913, Ezra Pound published a series of poems under the title "Contemporania" in Poetry. The final poem in the group is one of Pound's most well-known (and frequently memorized) poems, the two-line "In a Station of the Metro," above. Ezra Pound published work in Poetry from its first issue and was Poetry’s long-time foreign [...] by